Marketing Manager - Media

IOP Publishing
Bristol, UK
Negotiable Salary + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

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IOP Publishing are recruiting for a creative and commercially-focused Marketing Manager - Media who will be responsible for developing and delivering marketing strategies for the products within the Media Group. This is a fixed-term contract covering maternity, initially for 12 months, with the possibility of extension.

IOP Publishing’s Media Group consists of journalism, content management, advertising sales and production, product management, marketing, and business development. The Media Group produces the internationally renowned Physics World, in all its formats including print & digital magazines, website, special reports, webinars and podcasts, and also partners with many organisations for their media needs, including CERN and ESRF.

As Marketing Manager - Media, you will propose marketing strategies for products, to contribute to the delivery of Media Group strategic objectives. You will also be accountable for devising and implementing tactical marketing activities to deliver on these marketing plans, to budget, schedule, and meet agreed KPIs.

As the senior marketing role in the Media Group, you will be part of the Media management team, working closely with the Head of Media Group, Editor in Chief, Content & Product Lead, Business Development Manager and Group Advertising Manager, as well as other marketing teams throughout the business. 

About you:

Successful applicants should demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in Media/B2B marketing, with in-depth knowledge of marketing concepts, channels and tactics;
  • Knowledge of print, online and multimedia publishing would be ideal;
  • Solid understanding of GDPR;
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to generate ideas and solutions;
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills in a variety of settings and styles, to manage multiple stakeholders, including external business relationships;
  • Strong negotiation skills to be deployed when prioritising activity with sales, content and product management stakeholders;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills;
  • Experience/training in Continuous Improvement is an advantage.

We know it is unusual for someone to tick every box so if you don’t meet all the criteria, but demonstrate most of the skills and experience we are looking for, and have the enthusiasm to work with us, go ahead and apply.

We aim to review applications soon after they are received and will arrange interviews when there’s someone we’re keen to meet, therefore we may conduct interviews prior to the closing date and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Why work with us at IOP Publishing: 

Purpose: We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community - working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximise the impact of the research we publish; 

Culture: We offer a truly international culture with offices in Europe, Asia and the US and our reach is global. Our culture is the perfect blend of dedicated and intelligent professionalism, informal, friendly collaboration and authenticity with a social conscience.  

Financial benefits: A competitive salary, an excellent pension scheme (up to 12% company contribution), and a discretionary annual bonus scheme, a £200 stipend payment on completion of the probation period, and a range of other useful and cost-saving benefits available through our benefits platform; 

Health and Wellbeing: 33+ days holiday (including bank holidays), a 35-hour working week, life assurance, cycle-to-work scheme, dental insurance, health care cash plan, and a great positive working environment in our brand new office in central Bristol - modern airy and designed with all of our colleagues in mind – for work and social time; 

Flexibility: A flexible hybrid working environment to suit everyone’s needs. For this role the successful applicant can work from home the majority of the time and will only be required to work from the office approximately once per month.

And last but not least, did we mention that we are unique: IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society and we gift-aid all our profits to support science through the activities of the Institute.  

To apply, please submit your CV through our careers site. 

IOP Publishing is an equal-opportunity employer. Our goal is to ensure that diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are built into our identity in a way that is natural and sustainable, visible through the work we produce, our company branding, our professional networks and the communities we serve and support, which includes our employees, talent communities and candidates. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented backgrounds.


IOPP imageIOP Publishing is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institute of Physics, a leading scientific society with a worldwide membership of physicists from all sectors. Complementing the Institute’s mission of promoting physics and bringing physicists together for the benefit of all, IOP Publishing provides a range of journals, ebooks, magazines, conference proceedings and websites for the scientific community. Any profits generated by the publishing company are used by the Institute to support science and scientists in both the developed and developing world.

Why work for us
IOP Publishing provides a friendly, positive, open, relaxed but purposeful environment. People who come to work here tend to stay. This is because it feels like you come to work with your friends, not just colleagues. We like to think that we’ve got the kind of environment that encourages people to do well and to enjoy what they do. We believe in treating each other with respect, providing an opportunity for you to contribute to our future. IOP Publishing is a great place to work.

Our success is made possible by the talent, energy and commitment of our people to the company and what we do. This success is founded on having the right people in the right place, in an environment in which they can flourish.

What we are looking for
As an organization, we are the sum of our parts. While we employ specialists in a range of fields, all our employees share a number of qualities and attributes: our people are professional and dedicated, talented and energetic. They work collaboratively to help us expand in a rapidly changing scientific landscape.

The IOP Publishing culture is one of growth, learning and innovation, and we are looking for people who want to develop, innovate and succeed; people who see the exciting opportunities that digital publishing has to offer.

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How to apply

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